OT: <was springfield> <is data transfer via parallel port off old systems>
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Wed Aug 2 16:20:25 CDT 2006
On Wednesday 02 August 2006 05:08 pm, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> The thing will also work wtih the Microsoft Interlink.
Interesting, I never did get around to verifying whether those were the same
wiring or not.
> Anent that, I still have a copy and manual for "The $25 network" that
> imprelments rather primitive peer-to-peer printer and serial port
> networking over DOS.
I've always wondered how well that worked. And what sort of protocol it used.
But I'm more interested in finding such for earlier stuff yet, like a
similar product that I've heard of that would work with CP/M boxes, of which
I have a number. Very little hardware was ever standardized with most of
those, but just about all of them had at least one serial port, many had
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